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Andreas Ritzau-Jost

Carl-Ludwig-Institute for Physiology
University Leipzig, Liebigstr. 27, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
Room E114

phone: +49 (0) 341 97 15578

Curriculum Vitae

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2021 Fachphysiologe degree (specialist in physiology) by the German Physiological Society (DPG)
2016 Doctorate degree (MD/Dr. med.; topic: „Mechanismen hochfrequenter synaptischer Übertragung an einer zentralen Synapse“, summa cum laude)
2016 Licence to practice (Approbation)
2008-2016 Medicine, Leipzig University; 2014/2015 exchange student at the Peking University, Peking, China (PRC); electives in Frankfurt am Main, Germany; Shanghai, People’s Republic of China; Portland, Oregon, USA

Scientific carreer

Since 2016 Research fellow, Carl-Ludwig-Institute for Physiology, Leipzig University, Germany
2016 Visiting fellow, Oregon Health an Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
2012-2013 Student assistant, European Neuroscience Institute Göttingen, Germany
2011-2016 Student assistant, Carl-Ludwig-Institute for Physiology, Leipzig University, Germany


2021 Du Bois-Reymond Award in 2021 by the German Physiological Society (DPG)
2017 Doberentz Award in 2017 for an ‚outstanding dissertation in medical sciences’, Medical Faculty, Leipzig University
2014/2015 China scholarship of the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach-foundation and German National Academic Foundation
2011-2012 Scholarship for medical thesis, Medical Faculty, University of Leipzig
2011-2016 Fellowship, German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

Memberships and Engagement


  • Ritzau-Jost A, Tsintsadze T, Krueger M, Ader J, Bechmann I, Eilers J, Barbour B, Smith SM & Hallermann S. (2021).
    Large, Stable Spikes Exhibit Differential Broadening in Excitatory and Inhibitory Neocortical Boutons.
    Cell Rep. 34(2):108412.
  • Ritzau-Jost A, Hallermann S.(2018)
    Presynaptic Calcium En Passage through the Axon.
    Biophys J. 2018 Oct 2;115(7):1143-1145.
  • Ritzau-Jost A, Jablonski L, Viotti J, Lipstein N, Eilers J, Hallermann S.(2018)
    Apparent calcium dependence of vesicle recruitment.
    J Physiol. 2018 Oct;596(19):4693-4707.
  • Byczkowicz N*, Ritzau-Jost A*, Delvendahl I, Hallermann S (2017)
    How to maintain active zone integrity during high-frequency transmission.
    Neurosci Res 10.1016/j.neures.2017.10.013.
  • Schmidt N, Kollewe A, Constantin CE, Henrich S, Ritzau-Jost A, Bildl W, Saalbach A, Hallermann S, Kulik A, Fakler B, Schulte U (2017)
    Neuroplastin and Basigin Are Essential Auxiliary Subunits of Plasma Membrane Ca2+-ATPases and Key Regulators of Ca2+ Clearance.
    Neuron 2017; 96(4): 827-838: 10.1016/j.neuron.2017.09.038
  • Ritzau-Jost A*, Delvendahl I*, Rings A*, Byczkowicz N, Harada H, Shigemoto R, Hirrlinger J, Eilers J, Hallermann S. (2014))
    Ultrafast action potentials mediate kilohertz signaling at a central synapse.
    Neuron 84:152-163
  • Delvendahl I, Weyhersmüller A, Ritzau-Jost A, Hallermann S (2013)
    Hippocampal and cerebellar mossy fibre boutons - same name, different function.
    J Physiol. 591:3179-3188